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On Your Feet! Tour Announces Full Cast

Christie Prades and Mauricio Martinez will head the company.

Christie Prades in a promotional image for the tour of On Your Feet!
Christie Prades in a promotional image for the tour of On Your Feet!
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Full casting has been announced for the national tour of Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan's musical On Your Feet!

As previously announced, the role of Gloria Estefan will be played by Cuban-American actor Christie Prades, with stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez taking on the role of Emilio Estefan.

The cast will also include Broadway veteran Nancy Ticotin as Gloria Fajardo, Alma Cuervo reprising her Broadway performance as Consuelo, Jason Martinez as José Fajardo, Amaris Sanchez and Carmen Sanchez as Little Gloria, and Kevin Tellez and Jordan Vergara as Nayib / Young Emilio.

Rounding out the ensemble are Karmine Alers, Skizzo Arnedillo, David Baida, Danny Burgos, Sam J. Cahn, Natalie Caruncho, Sarita Colón, Jennifer Florentino, Adriel Flete, Devon Goffman, Omar Lopez-Cepero, Hector Maisonet, Claudia Mulet, Jeremey Adam Rey, Joseph Rivera, Maria Rodriguez, Arianna Rosario, Shani Talmor, and Claudia Yanez.

The tour will launch on September 22 in Buffalo, New York, and will celebrate its grand opening on October 5 in the Estefans’ home city of Miami. The company will then travel to 60 additional cities across the country through April 21, 2019, including Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Denver.

Directed by two-time Tony winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys), On Your Feet! features a book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), as well as Estefan's chart-topping hits, such as "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You," "1-2-3," and "Conga," plus new music penned by the Estefans.

For more information about the national tour, click here.